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Postdoctoral Research Scientist, AGES (Argon Geochronology for the Earth Sciences) Laboratory, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

Description:
The AGES (Argon Geochronology for the Earth Sciences) laboratory at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University seeks to hire a Postdoctoral Research Scientist. Responsibilities will include participation in the installation and testing of a new noble gas system for Ar-Ar geochronology and research using Ar-Ar and other thermochronometers on detritus from Antarctica. The Postdoc will be encouraged to develop new projects and collaborations and to be involved in method developments and applications on other noble gas systems at LDEO. The lab is located near the NYC metro area, offering many opportunities for interactions within Columbia University departments, and other area Universities. This position is located in Rockland County, NY at the Lamont Campus of The Earth Institute at Columbia University.

Qualifications: A PhD is required in noble gas geochemistry or a closely related field. Experience in designing and developing mass spectrometry systems is preferred. Excellent command (verbal and written) of the English language is preferred. Strong interpersonal skills desired.

Appointment will be for 1 year, with continuation pending funding and progress.

Search will remain open for at least 30 days after the ad appears and will continue until the position is filled.

Please visit our online application site  for further information about this position and to submit your application, including a cover letter, current cv, a 1 to 2 page statement of past research experience and future interests, and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of three references.

Columbia University benefits offered with this Officer of Research appointment.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer -- Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

We accept online applications only.